Thursday, September 13, 2012

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, September 13, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Developing Next-Generation Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System
Link to article in Aviation Week:

2) Travel App Launched to Help Those Traveling Between Airports and City Centers

3) The Multiple Issues Surrounding Airlines and Ownership of Passenger Data
Link to blog on Tnooz:

4) TV Advertisements Still Matter to Airlines in an Internet Age
Link to blog from the Airline Passenger Experience Association:


5) Prince George's County, Maryland Installing Cameras to Watch Cameras
Link to story on WTOP Radio:

6) Automated Enforcement for Speeding and Red-Light Running
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


7) Massimo Vignelli's 1970s New York City Subway Map is Reborn
Link to article from Phaidon:


8) UAE – Intelligent Transportation Technologies Gain Ground
Link to MENAFN article:

9) Bangalore Traffic Police to Log Off Blackberrys
Link to article in The Hindu:


10) Website Aims to Educate Seniors About How Their Medications Could Impair Their Driving
Link to story on KIVI-TV:
Link to Roadwise Rx:

11) State DOTs Use of Social Media Evolving
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


12) Chinese to Get Train Tickets via Smartphones
Link to Xinhua article:

13) Railroads Gear Up to Protect Computers from Hackers
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


14) Why Smartphones are Still Key to Telematics In-Car Apps
Link to article on Telematics Update:


15) South Carolina Bus System to Add Video Message Boards to Downtown Columbia Transit Center
Link to article in The State:

16) MBTA Director of Innovation on Technology's Place in America's Oldest Transit System
Link to article on BostInno:


17) iPhone 5 and iOS 6 for Drivers: Real-Time Traffic, Navigation, Yelp
Link to article on Motor Authority:

18) Trucking Fleets Leverage Traffic Data to Work Smarter, Cut Costs
Link to article in Directions Magazine:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Assistant Transit Analyst – San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission – Stockton, California
 -  Multi-Media Specialist – Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority – Washington, D.C.

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1882 **130th anniversary** Service began on the Canada Atlantic Railway between Coteau Junction and Ottawa.

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